Deacon Samuel Parker, Sr.

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Deacon Samuel Parker, Sr.

Birthplace: Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Groton, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Unknown (Plot: unk)
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. James Parker and Elizabeth Parker
Husband of Abigail Parker
Father of James Parker; Robert Parker; Samuel Parker, Jr.; John Parker; Abigail Tarbell and 4 others
Brother of Elizabeth Gerry; Hannah Blood; John Parker; Sarah Parker; Joseph Parker, III and 6 others

Managed by: Brandt Joseph Gibson
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About Deacon Samuel Parker, Sr.

ALERT: This Samuel Parker is the father of Samuel Parker, Jr and is the brother of James Parker who is the father of Deacon Samuel Parker. Therefore, Samuel Parker, Jr and Deacon Samuel Parker were 1st cousins!!! Please note Dates for birth & death before merging any Samuel Parker profiles



Generation 2 Samuel Parker 2,   (James 1)

  • b. 1 August 1656 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts,
  • died abt. 1712. 
  • He married  Abigail Lakin abt. 1685 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts,
    • She was born 13 March 1666/67 in Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
  • Children of Samuel and Abigail (Lakin) Parker:
    • i. John Parker, 
      • married Johanna Ames.
    • ii. James Parker, 
      • married Abigail Prescott; she was born 1688.
    • iii. Robert Parker
    • iv. Abigail Parker
      • b. 22 August 1696
      • married Thomas Tarbell.
    • v. Rachel Parker,
      • b. 1699/1700 in Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.
    • vi. Eunice Parker
      • b. 11 March 1705
      • married Josiah Boyden.
    • vii. Samuel Parker,
      • b. abt. 1690 in Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts;
      • (1) married, Deborah Prescott abt. 1714. 
        • Deborah Prescott was born 5 March 1693/94 in Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts;
      • (2) he married Sarah Houghton  18 January 1724/25 of Lancaster. 
    • viii. Jonathan Parker,
      • b. 1698 in Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts and
      • died 21 Sept. 1723 Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts;
      • married Sarah Pierce (dau. of Ephraim Pierce and Mary Whitney) in 27 Oct. 1720 in Groton.

FROM: Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of..., Volume 4. Edited by William Richard Cutter (p. 1865)

“(II) Samuel Parker, son of Captain James Parker (I),

  • was born in Billerica about 1657.
  • He married Abigail Lakin, at Groton,
    • daughter of Sergeant John and Mary Lakin, of Groton.
    • Her father and his brother, Lieutenant William Lakin, settled in Groton with their grandfather, William Lakin, who died December 10, 1672, aged ninety years, at Groton.
  • Children, born at Groton:
    • 1. James, born April 28, 1686; married Abigail Prescot.
    • 2. Robert, April 2, 1688.
    • 3. Samuel; married Deborah Prescott.
    • 4. John, mentioned below.
    • 5. Abigail, August 22 1696; married Thomas Tarbell.
    • 6. Johathan, married Sarah ______, and both died September 23, 1723.
    • 7. Rachel. 8 Eunice, March 11, 1705; married January 12, 1730, Josiah Boyden.”

Samuel was the s/o emigrant Capt. James Parker & Elizabeth Long. He married Abigail Lakin in 1685 in Groton, MA where their 8 children were born: James 1686, Robert 1688, Samuel 1690, John 1694, Abigail 1696, Jonathan 1698, Rachel 1699 and Eunice 1705. Samuel died in 1712, probably from smallpox; his widow Abigail remarried to a Robt. Dickson. According to a manager of the Groton OBG (Old Burying Ground), there are an estimated 400 graves in the OBG that do not have grave stones and it is presumed by the author of this bio, that Samuel Parker's grave is included amoung the unmarked graves.

karen parker-galvin 6th great grand daughter of Deacon Samuel Parker & Abigail Lakin-Parker

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Deacon Samuel Parker, Sr.'s Timeline

February 1, 1656
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
February 1, 1656
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
February 1, 1656
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
February 1, 1656
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
August 1, 1656
Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
March 24, 1686
Age 29
Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
April 2, 1688
Age 31
Groton, Middlesex, MA, USA
Age 33
Groton, MA
Age 33